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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 24. Transportation and Motor Vehicles
Agency 20. Department of Motor Vehicles
Chapter 81. Hauling Permit Regulation
8/3/2020

24VAC20-81-80. Maximum Weight Allowed by Permit without an Engineering Review Based on Axle Spacing.

Maximum weight in pounds according to vehicle axle spacings allowed by permit without an engineering review from the Virginia Department of Transportation's Structures and Bridges Division for any group of two or more consecutive axles.

All vehicle configurations shall be reduced to the smallest dimensions possible and those exceeding the specifications identified in this chart will require an engineering review before a permit can be issued.

"L" is defined as the distance in feet between any group of two or more consecutive axles, when measured longitudinally, from the center of the axle to the center of the axle, with any fraction of a foot rounded to the next highest foot as set forth in the following table:

L

2 axles

3 axles

4 axles

5 axles

6 axles

7 or more axles

4

44,000

5

44,000

6

44,000

7

44,000

8

48,000

53,500

9

54,500

10

55,000

11

56,000

12

56,500

63,000

13

57,500

63,500

14

58,000

64,500

15

59,000

65,000

16

59,500

65,500

72,500

17

60,500

66,500

73,000

18

61,000

67,000

74,000

19

62,000

67,500

74,500

20

62,500

68,500

75,000

82,000

21

63,500

69,000

75,500

82,500

22

64,000

69,500

76,500

83,000

23

65,000

70,500

77,000

84,000

24

65,500

71,000

77,500

84,500

91,500

25

66,500

71,500

78,000

85,000

92,000

26

67,000

72,500

79,000

85,500

92,500

27

68,000

73,000

79,500

86,000

93,000

28

68,500

73,500

80,000

87,000

94,000

29

69,500

74,500

80,500

87,500

94,500

30

70,000

75,000

81,500

88,000

95,000

31

71,000

75,500

82,000

88,500

95,500

32

71,500

76,500

82,500

89,000

96,000

33

77,000

83,000

90,000

97,000

34

77,500

84,000

90,500

97,500

35

78,500

84,500

91,000

98,000

36

79,000

85,000

91,500

98,500

37

79,500

85,500

92,000

99,000

38

80,500

86,500

93,000

99,500

39

81,000

87,000

93,500

100,500

40

81,500

87,500

94,000

101,000

41

82,500

88,000

94,500

101,500

42

83,000

89,000

95,000

102,000

43

83,500

89,500

96,000

102,500

44

84,500

90,000

96,500

103,000

45

85,000

90,500

97,000

104,000

46

85,500

91,500

97,500

104,500

47

86,500

92,000

98,000

105,000

48

87,000

92,500

99,000

105,500

49

87,500

93,000

99,500

106,000

50

88,500

94,000

100,000

106,500

51

89,000

94,500

100,500

107,500

52

89,500

95,000

101,000

108,000

53

90,500

95,500

102,000

108,500

54

91,000

96,500

102,500

109,000

55

91,500

97,000

103,000

109,500

56

92,500

97,500

104,000

110,000

57

93,000

98,000

104,500

111,000

58

94,000

99,000

105,000

111,500

59

94,500

99,500

105,500

112,000

60

95,000

100,000

106,000

112,500

61

96,000

101,000

106,500

113,000

62

101,500

107,000

113,500

63

102,000

108,000

114,500

64

102,500

108,500

115,000

Statutory Authority

§ 46.2-203 and Article 18 (§ 46.2-1139 et seq.) of Chapter 10 of Title 46.2 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 25, Issue 26, eff. September 30, 2009.

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